Free live music returns to Monument Square on Fridays and Saturdays

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The Downtown Racine Corporation (DRC) will host Music on the Monument and Saturday Sounds on the Square this summer. The event is back on Monument Square and offers free live music, from a variety of genres, every Friday and Saturday all summer long. From 4:30 pm to 7 pm from June 17 to August 27 people can enjoy the Downtown Racine atmosphere while listening to local artists. Tables and chairs will be provided. Beer and soda will be available for purchase at the events as well.

“We are excited to be able to offer so much free live music, from so many diverse genres. It’s a great opportunity for visitors and residents to explore downtown, go shopping and have dinner at one of our amazing restaurants,” shared Kelly Kruse, DRC Executive Director.

Who’s playing on Monument Square?

dates performers genre
June 17
Matthew Haeffel Contemporary/Original
June 24 Yves Francois Rocambo jazz
July 1 (only till 6 pm) The Fourcast acoustic rock
Jul 8 chicken grease Soul/Funk
Jul 15 The Jimmy LeRose Band Classic rock
Jul 22 Stoned Blues Band blues
Jul 29 High Stakes Band Soul/R&B
Aug 5 (only till 6 pm) Ghost in the Gravel Acoustic Rock/Traditional
Aug 12 touch of grey Classic rock
Aug 19 KR Bluegrass bluegrass
Aug 26 Lake Effect jazz

dates performers genre
June 18 Stephen Hull Experience blues
June 25 Fashion Show with DJ (G&G Productions) DJ
July 2 Lighthouse Brigade of Racine bandmusic
Jul 9 The Incorruptibles Rock-a-Billy/R&B
Jul 16 Stone Theory Original Rock & Blues
Jul 23 Mean Jake Classic rock/country blues
Jul 30 Squad 51 Classic rock
Aug 6 Rust Belt country rock
Aug 13 Rocky Rose Contemporary/Original
Aug 20 Fender bender Classic/Guitar Rock
Aug 27 Lake Effect R&B

Additional notes

If there is heavy rain, concerts will be canceled. There will be no make-up dates. Stay tuned to the Downtown Racine Facebook page for weather announcements. Parking can be found at the Lake Avenue Ramp (300 Lake Ave.) and the McMynn Ramp (120 7th St.) for only $2 all day. Metered street parking all around Monument Square is also available.

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